Questions and answers
What is Brandfarliga Arbeten?
It is training for everyone who works with factors with the risk of a fire occurring at temporary workplaces.
Is the concept of Brandfarliga Arbeten approved by the insurance companies for carrying out temporary fire hazard work?
Yes, the insurance companies believe that the Brandfarliga Arbeten training meets the requirements set out in insurance terms and conditions. Anyone who has been trained and approved and holds a valid certificate is authorised to perform temporary fire hazard work.
Does Brandfarliga Arbeten correspond to the Fire Protection Association’s concept of Hot Work?
Yes There are similar courses, but different training organisers and the purposes are the same. Anyone who has completed Brandfarliga Arbeten training with approved results and holds a valid certificate has the authority to carry out temporary fire hazard work in accordance with the insurance companies’ requirements.
What is required to obtain a certificate for Brandfarliga Arbeten and carry out temporary fire hazard work?
The participant must attend a one-day training course and complete a certification test with approved results. The certificate consists of a plastic card or the participant can be searched for in the database which is displayed when fire hazard work is to be performed.
What is required to perform temporary fire hazard work?
There must be an organisation consisting of a licence manager, a contractor and possibly a fire guard. Everyone must have completed the training within the concept of Brandfarliga Arbeten or the Fire Protection Association’s Hot Work training and hold a valid certificate.
Can a licensee who has passed Brandfarliga Arbeten training approve a contractor or fire guard who has passed the Fire Protection Association’s Hot Work training?
Yes, a licensee can approve the contractor and the fire guard if he/she has completed Hot Work training and holds a valid certificate.
For how long can I train people after I have completed the instructor training?
When you have completed the instructor training with approved results, you are qualified to provide training in Brandfarliga Arbeten. Every year, quality assurance measures are carried out in the form of on-line training that you must pass. You must complete at least two courses per year to continue training people in Brandfarliga Arbeten.
For how long is the certificate for the contractor valid?
The certificate is valid for 5 years after approved training.
How long are you qualified to provide training in Brandfarliga Arbeten after completing the instructor training?
After approved instructor training, you are qualified to provide training for as long as you pass the annual quality assurance in the form of e-learning.